Chronicity and Multimorbidity
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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Describe the major chronic conditions associated with ageing
- Explore the complexity of multimorbidity and impact on the individual and society
- Identify health and social supports available to people experiencing chronic/multi-morbid conditions
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This subject will explore how biological processes lead to diseases and ill-health, as well as dying and death. Chronic illness will be a particular focus of this subject, with students exploring some of the chronic illnesses and associated risk factors that can be experienced by older adults, as well as multimorbidity. The subject will examine strategies to minimise the impact of chronicity and multimorbidity. In addition, the impacts of chronicity and multimorbidity on the individual and society will be explored.
- Quiz (20%)
- Presentation (30%)
- Discussion Posts (20%)
- Assignment (30%)
Current study term: 09 Jul 23 to 15 Oct 23
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